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Randall H. Cook is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in New York. He has more than 20 years of experience as a former federal prosecutor, in-house executive leader and counsel, Inspector General, law firm attorney, and U.S. Army officer leading and advising organizations engaged with critical operational, compliance, and risk mitigation challenges. Randy assists companies, organizations, investors, and counsel to navigate complex risks arising from national security concerns (including sanctions, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), and U.S. trade controls); government and regulatory investigations and audits; and public and fiscal integrity issues.
Prior to joining Ankura, Randy was Senior Counsel for two Fortune 50 global technology companies, where he built and led compliance and investigation programs focused on consistent, process-based risk analysis, engagement, and mitigation. These programs were a critical enabler for the companies’ successful navigation of consent agreements with the U.S. Department of State.
Randy also was an Assistant United States Attorney in the federal district of New Jersey, where he prosecuted numerous complex crimes while serving as District Coordinator for Counterproliferation Initiatives and as the Anti-Money Laundering District Coordinator for the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force. Previously, he was an attorney for Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, where he provided counsel and advocated for clients confronting complex regulatory issues in multiple industries.
Randy served in the United States Army and Army Reserve as an Infantry Officer, Strategy Instructor, Chief of Staff, and Inspector General. He currently is assigned as a Battalion Commander for a U.S. Army Drill Sergeant and Training Regiment located in the New York City area.
Randy’s professional experience includes: